The News

Effective Thursday, October 22, 2015, Forrest Street between Harrison Avenue and North Street will continue to be closed to traffic until Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5 p.m.  This closure will allow the Streets & Drainage Department to finish making repairs to Forrest Street.

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Jello

Jello has a silly name but he is a seriously good-looking dog! Jello is a 4-month old, 35-pound, male American bulldog mix. He was found as a stray and brought to the shelter to find a loving, forever home. Jello is white with brown/brindle spots.

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Ray Beck stood on the steps of the Jecourthouse to announce his candidacy.

With Jefferson County Sheriff Mitch Woods recently announcing that he won’t be running after his current term is complete, 38-year law enforcement veteran and certified Master Peace Officer Ray Beck has announced his candidacy for sheriff.

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 Antoine “Ton” Freeman, Reginald D. Trainer, Charlotte M. Moses

Jefferson County voters, thanks to countywide poling locations, can stop at any number of outlets now until Election Day on Nov. 3 to cast a ballot on proposed constitutional amendments.

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Michael Jon Gelagotis

Michael Jon Gelagotis is not a public servant, but he does have a propensity for playing one around Southeast Texas. An investigation into the wannabe officer culminated in a raid at Gelagotis’ home Sept.

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